Visiting SCI-Arc

Housed in the historic Santa Fe Freight Depot, SCI-Arc is a laboratory of architectural experimentation. During tours of the quarter-mile-long campus, you will pass through vibrant studios where you will see students and faculty engaging in collaborative discussions, critiques, pin-ups and reviews. 

Guided Tour

The Office of Admissions offers guided tours of SCI-Arc on Mondays beginning at 2:30 pm and Fridays beginning at 2:30 pm.

During tours of the quarter-mile-long campus, you will walk through vibrant studios and see students and faculty engaging in collaborative discussions, critiques, pin-ups and reviews. The tour typically takes about 60 minutes, depending on the number of questions.

To ensure the quality of the tour, reservations are required. Please RSVP by e-mailing us at or calling us at 213.356.5345.

Group Tours 

If you have a group larger than five people that is interested in visiting the school, the Office of Admissions is happy to schedule group tours during regular school hours. Contact us at or 213.356.5345 to make a reservation.

SCI-Arc complies with federal regulations concerning access for physically challenged persons. Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individual needs.

SCI-Arc Events

The Office of Admissions hosts prospective students and their families every year to provide up-to-date curriculum, and admission information for degrees offered. 

Due to limited space RSVP’s are required to participate. Be sure to click on the hyperlink to the event that you wish to attend to RSVP.

Portfolio Workshop

October 6, 2017

Time: TBA

Open House

October 7, 2017


Admissions Information Session and Portfolio Workshop

November: TBA

SCI-Arc Near You

If you are not able to make it to SCI-Arc for a tour, lecture series, or information session, please visit our representative at one of our off campus events. Additional events to be added--- please check back for updates.

September 23, 2017

Boston Architecture and Design College Fair

October 11-14, 2017

NOMA Annual Conference

October 14, 2017

Chicago Architecture and Design College Day

October 21, 2017

Philadelphia Architecture and Design Fair

Building Sci Arc Building